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2012 NBA Playoffs, Nuggets VS Lakers: First Round Schedule Released

The Denver Nuggets will face the L.A. Lakers at the Staples Center Sunday Apr 29th after finishing the season with a 38-28 record. As a result, the Nuggets earned the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference while the Lakers own home court advantage with the No. 3 seed.

The Nuggets have made the playoffs nine straight times and every year since George Karl took over as head coach seven years ago.

The Playoff Schedule is listed as:

Game 1 - Sun April 29, Denver at L.A. Lakers: 12:30PM ABC/R

Game 2 - Tue May 1, Denver at L.A. Lakers: 7:30PM TNT

Game 3 - Fri May 4, L.A. Lakers at Denver: 8:30PM ESPN

Game 4 - Sun May 6, L.A. Lakers at Denver: 7:30PM TNT

Game 5 * Tue May 8, Denver at L.A. Lakers: TBD TBD

Game 6 * Thu May 10, L.A. Lakers at Denver: TBD TBD

Game 7 * Sat May 12, Denver at L.A. Lakers: TBD TNT

The Final three games will only be played if necessary.

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